AAA offers travel tips for Easter

Many Easter travelers took advantage of the spring break to take a long-awaited vacation, both by car and by plane. AAA West and Central New York has seen a surge in bookings amid pent-up travel demand, according to travel manager Brian Murray. He says that some locals want to get away for a whole week or a long weekend, they saw the bet of travelers…

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Murray says that with so many people traveling after extensive flight disruptions earlier this month, travelers choosing to fly should arrive at airports very early…

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Popular destinations booked through AAA from western and central New York include the Outer Banks and Myrtle Beach, while some drive as far as Florida. For those traveling by air, Orlando is the top destination with Florida beaches, cruises, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Meanwhile, AAA expects high gas prices to affect some aspects of travel and offers the following advice for travelers looking for the best price:

AAA expects high gas prices to affect certain aspects of travel and offers advice for travelers looking for the best price:

AAA expects high gas prices to affect certain aspects of travel and offers advice for travelers looking for the best price:

  • Work with a trusted travel agent. They have many resources at their fingertips to help you plan and organize a trip that fits your specific needs and budget.
  • Consider locking in prices on things like tours and cruises now before prices start to rise. Keep in mind that “payment in full” locks in pricing for most services other than government taxes and fees.
  • Look for travel insurance for every trip you plan to protect your investment.
  • Plan ahead as much as possible, be flexible and book early.